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Ken keeps interest in Olympic Torch alive

 Just a month after the Olympic Torch passed through the capital, The Edinburgh Reporter talked exclusively to one torchbearer who is determined to ensure that as many people as possible get to share his...

Olympic Torch – more photos from Festival Square

Some of you were up very early to catch the sun and the last sight of the Olympic Torch as it left the Capital en route for Holyrood and Musselburgh and beyond... 

Olympic Torch Leaves Edinburgh

The Olympic Torch set off today from Festival Square in Edinburgh. It was carried by Raquel Matos (16) on its route towards the castle and the Scottish parliament. There was a good crowd to...

The Olympic Torch Relay at Stenhouse

by John HislopThe photos show Heather Corbett Mann (17) from Juniper Green running with the Olympic Torch at Chesser last night at the beginning of the relay to the Castle.  Heather, who was nominated...

Olympic Torch: Hopetoun House & Bruntsfield

The Olympic Torch passed by Hopetoun House and onto Edinburgh Castle via Bruntsfield today.The flame was preceded by a procession of horse-drawn carriages at Hopetoun. The schoolchildren who had previously been doing school sports...

Photos Olympic Torch Relay at Edinburgh Castle

When the Olympic Torch was setting off from Chesser Avenue the crowd at the Castle were being royally entertained by a succession of acts on stage including Emili Sandé.Then the final relay runner of...

The Olympic Torch has arrived in Edinburgh!

We were at the Castle tonight where Lesley Forrest brought the torch in to the Castle Esplanade where the Council had given out free tickets to everyone who attended.....here are just a few photos...

Ken’s Carrying the torch

Blindness is a life sentence not a death sentence, says Olympic torchbearer Ken NORTH Berwick man Ken Reid (52), who has been registered blind since the age of 30, will carry the Olympic torch for...

Kate’s carrying the Olympic torch

 31 year-old Kate Pearson from Edinburgh is one of the 8,000 people across the UK who will have the honour of carrying the Olympic Torch when it comes to the capital tomorrow. Although she...

Phil is carrying the torch

Phil MacHugh is carrying the Olympic Torch during the relay tomorrow morning, although he said that until this last week some of his friends still did not believe him.He is someone who is not...

Olympic Torch is coming to Edinburgh

Deputy Lord Provost Deidre Brock announced today that 500 extra tickets will go on sale tomorrow at 10a.m. through  Ticketmaster for the evening of entertainment when the Olympic Torch relay arrives at the Castle on...

Olympic Torch Relay will mean traffic diversions

Lothian and Borders Police has warned of some road closures and traffic diversions when the Olympic Torch relay comes to the capital on Wednesday.The Torch will arrive in the Lothians on Wednesday afternoon via...

Olympic Torch Relay comes to Edinburgh on 13-14 June

The Olympic Torch has just started its journey through the UK and will pass through Edinburgh on two days in the middle of next month.The Edinburgh part of the relay begins at 17.45 on...


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